• Summer Camp For Wannabe Influencers - Yes, It's A Thing Now
    There is a summer camp especially designed to help aspiring online stars become social media influencers - and no, it is not a free program at the Y.
  • Japanese Company Lets You Rent Friends For Social Media Pics
    A Japanese company, Family Romance, is offering a new service that lets people rent "friends" to liven up their social media photos.
  • Bitcoin Scams Spread On Social Media
    In March of this year alone, ZeroFox identified 3,618 Bitcoin scam URLs, which were shared more than 126 million times on social media.
  • U.S. Implements Mandatory Social Media Screening
    The new screening measures were ordered by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson separately from the administration's two bans on travelers from a handful of Muslim-majority countries.
  • Pope Warns Against 'False' Images Of Social Media
    Pope Francis takes a swipe at social media in a new message recorded for 2017 World Youth Day on April 9, warning young people not to be deceived by "false images."
  • Far-Right Social Media Juggernaut Aims To Break Up UK
    According to the Guardian, Jim Dowson, a far-right millionaire who previously masterminded online propaganda campaigns in support of Brexit and Donald Trump, plans to turn his social media and publishing operations to the cause of Scottish independence
  • Chinese Police Bust Huge Catfishing Rings
    Last week hundreds of Chinese police broke up three rings of social media scammers, which together employed 149 people bilking men out of millions of dollars with bogus romantic profiles.
  • Social Spend Trails Forecasts
    The latest edition of the CMO Survey surveyed 388 marketing chiefs from big U.S. companies and found that social media ad spend has lagged behind predictions over the last few years.
  • Teen Prints Online Insults On Toilet Paper
    Chiara Nasti, a 19-year-old Italian fashion blogger, has taken abusive comments received on her Instagram account and printed them on toilet paper, then posted photos online.
  • Marines Get New Social Media Rules After Photo Scandal
    The U.S. Marine Corps is issuing new rules governing personal activity on social media in the wake of a nude photo sharing scandal that prompted congressional hearings. It is unclear whether charges will be brought against individual marines, or what those charges might be.
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